Dentist Emergency No Insurance

If you have a dental emergency and do not have insurance, there are a few options available to you. You can contact your local dental society or visit your nearest emergency room. You may also be able to find a sliding scale dental clinic in your area. 

These clinics provide reduced-cost dental care for those who qualify. Another option is to call a dentist and ask if they offer payment plans. You can also search online for discounts or coupons for dental services. Finally, you can try negotiating with the dentist to see if they are willing to lower their fees.

On the one hand, emergency dental care can be very expensive. On the other hand, not getting emergency dental care can also be costly – both in terms of your oral health and your overall health. Here are a few pros and cons to help you make the best decision for your situation.

PROS 

  • You may be able to get emergency dental care at a discounted rate if you pay cash 
  • You can often find dentists who offer payment plans or sliding scale fees based on income 
  • There are many free or low-cost dental clinics available across the country.

CONS 

  • Emergency dental care can be very expensive without insurance 
  • You may have to wait longer for an appointment if you don’t have insurance 
  • You may not be able to get the same level of care without insurance